The Outline


PSA: Yes, these other apps are also Facebook

Are duels making a comeback?

Buzz Lightyear has nothing on these foldable wings that are inspired by earwigs

Legendary fashion photographer Bill Cunningham wrote a memoir

Maybe the NRA should stop trying to have fundraisers in Brooklyn

Don’t wanna get killed by texting drivers? Move west!

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Did they delete the models, the algorithms, the software, the intellectual property that they derived from having the data in the first place? That's the only question that matters.

Homegrown drones, from Syracuse to Rome

Enlisting an audience: How Hollywood peddles propaganda

Lord save us from the rational men

My summer at the saddest apartment complex on television

National Geographic tells the truth: “For decades, our coverage was racist”

David Hogg is mad as hell


Tomorrow Podcast 109: Hell is other people

Drag up your life

What I did for love

Space sounds

Un-spoken Words

Alt-right spiral

Think on it

The widest generation gap in history is between baby boomers and millennials

How ‘Riverdale’ turned Archie into a fascist

We are in an information crisis

The Bari Weiss problem

Crybaby boomers

Pakistan’s white-picket fences

The universe has been outsourced

Dogshit wellness


Queer Eye’s Jonathan is more than just a pretty face and a comb

New ‘Jersey Shore’? Sure, why not.

Breaking Monopoly

Is your movie too white and too male?

Let Guillermo Del Toro finally make ‘At the Mountains of Madness’



Read the full Kogan email: Researcher says Facebook is scapegoating him

Congress just censored the internet and put sex workers, trafficking victims in even more danger


seconds of warning from ShakeAlert for the earthquake that struck San Francisco in 2014.

Congress says jump, Reddit asks how high

Deleting Facebook? You’d better delete these accounts too

Crap Apps

One percent of Reddit users cause 75 percent of the drama

Inside YouTube’s fake views economy

Where is Zuck?

Cambridge Analytica’s leak shouldn’t surprise you, but it should scare you

before you download the blockchain, read this

The world will be underwater

$1.5 trillion

The cost of damages due to weather disasters in the U.S. from 1980-2017.

Halo Top ice cream too expensive? Hack your own

Twitter bots are now trying to tip the scales in local elections

11 million

The number of views on a video with a completely fake, alarmist science explainer of how the world would end if a nuclear bomb went off in the Marianas Trench.


The tricky way Facebook spammers plagiarize and get away with it


Tech bros told they’re no longer allowed to colonize French Polynesia

It’s official: ‘Sex and the City’ star Cynthia Nixon is running for governor of New York

The trouble with stopping a teenage killer before they kill

A new court ruling could provide more protection for the homeless

I’m hearing more and more people say the level of violence on video games is really shaping young people’s thoughts.

The problem isn’t whether people can identify fake news

Here is the weirdest presidential portrait in the Smithsonian

What the hell is going on at Newsweek?

These are the people paying journalists to promote brands in articles